£7.50 £16.50 £2 £3.50 free Total: £29.50
In an act of staggering efficiency, I ordered on Deliveroo from the bus on my way home when I admitted to myself that I was too lazy to cook. Half an hour later, I arrived at my door at the same time as my dinner. A smooth operation.
Minimal — just three starters, three mains and a negroni (£9). This is a carefully curated menu and the lack of choice reflects the high standards of this restaurant’s founder Seb Holmes — everything has to merit being included. It changes according to the season but there’s usually a beef curry, a chicken or fish and a veg option. At the moment it’s pumpkin and spring greens.
As good as eating in?
prik wings are an excellent Farang (which means white person) take on local chicken shop fare, while doughy turmeric roti is essential for soaking up sauce and taking the heat off.
Very different. There’s a lot of ceremony at the restaurant — ★★★★✩ starters are delicately presented and It might be Thai done by white boys mains are hearty, designed to be (as they admit), but they do it with carved up theatrically and shared. At panache, and lashings of unusual home it’s messier. Luckily, the flavourings that will leave you flavours are the same, an wanting more. invigoratingly fragrant muddle of tangy, zesty and hot chilli spice. Gai